Optimal Public Control of Exotic Species: Preventing the Brown Tree Snake from Invading Hawai‘i

Invasive Species, Water Resources, James Roumasset, Environment, Working Papers

This paper develops a theoretical model for the efficient establishment of economic policy pertaining to invasive species, integrating prevention and control of invasive species into a single model of optimal control policy, and applies this model to the case of the Brown tree snake as a potential invader of Hawaii.

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